Sustainable living in the mountain in San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico



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    Hi Hi!

    We are a French-Mexican couple, we have a piece of land in the mountains in a community near San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas. We have a cabin with two puppies Nala and Canelo and a bean kitten!

    We put a lot of energy and love into this project and we are looking for loving animal beings and careful with the limited resources of the mountain.

    We are looking for a couple of volunteers who agree to stay a couple of months in our home while we're out of the country. The stay wiĺl be from MIDDLE OF JUNE. We would prefer a couple who can stay quite a long time (from 3 to 6 month). The mission would be to take care of, caress, give a lot of love to the dogs and cats. Maintain the place (orchard, mow grass...).

    The cabin is made of mud, wood and straw. We have an equipped kitchen, dry bathroom, hot water with solar heater, electricity, good internet, drinking water, a room with a double bed.

    We live in Santa Rosa, a native community 20 minutes by car from the Merposur market, about 30 families live in the community, within the community there are some small stores where you can get very basic food. Our little piece of land is a little outside the center of the community (200m). There are two colectivos (transport) that go to and from San Cristobal every hour near our place (a 10-minute walk).

    San Cristóbal is a magical town that offers many cultural and traditional events, there is a lot of good music. It has some beautiful parks around it.

    It is important for us to receive people who share our values. Respect for the environment, for all the beings that live around us and for the planet in general. No type of discrimination is allowed in our home. Love and altruism will save us!!!

    If you are interested in rustic life in the mountains, contact us!

    We will be requesting to make a video call before moving on to the stage living at home and recognizing the place and its inhabitants :)

    Hola, Hola!

    Somos una pareja franco-mexicana, tenemos un pedazo de terrenito a la montaña en una comunidad cerca de San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas. Tenemos una cabañita con dos perritos Nala y Canelo y un gatito frijol!

    Pusimos mucha energía y amor en este proyecto y estamos buscando seres amorosos de los animales y cuidadosos con los recursos limitados de la montaña.

    Buscamos una pareja de voluntarios que estén de acuerdo en quedarse por larga estancia mientras estamos fuera del país, a partir del 15 de JUNIO, preferimos una pareja que se pueda quedar entre 3 y 6 meses. La misión sería de cuidar, acariciar, dar mucho amor a los perros y gato. Mantener el lugar (huerto, podar pasto...).

    La cabaña es de barro, madera y paja. Tenemos cocina equipada, baño seco, agua caliente con calentador solar, electricidad, buen internet, agua potable, un cuarto con cama doble.

    Vivimos en Santa Rosa, una comunidad nativa a 20 minutos en carro del mercado Merposur, alrededor de 30 familias viven en la comunidad, dentro de la comunidad hay algunas pequeñas tiendas donde se puede conseguir alimentos muy básicos. Nuestro terrenito esta un poquito a fuera del centro de la comunidad (200m). Hay dos colectivos (transporte) que van y regresan de San Cristobal cada hora cerca de nuestro lugar (a 10 minutos caminando).

    San Cristóbal es un pueblo mágico que ofrece muchos eventos culturales, tradicionales hay mucha buena música. Tiene unos parques hermosos a su alrededor.

    Es importante para nosotros recibir personas que comparten nuestras valores. el respeto al medio ambiente, a todos los seres que viven a nuestro alrededor y el planeta en general. Ningún tipo de discriminación esta permitido en nuestro hogar. El Amor y el el altruismo nos van a salvar!!!

    Si les interesa la vida rustica a la montaña, contáctanos!!

    Estaremos solicitando hacer una videollamada antes de pasar a la etapa convivir en casa y reconocer el lugar y sus habitantes :)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    They will be able to experience life in the mountains!!

    Van a poder experimentar la vida a la montaña!!

  • Help


    A very loving care of the dogs, kitten and the cabin too!

    Un cuidado muy amoroso de los perros, gatito y de la cabña tambien!

  • Languages spoken

    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    room with double bed

    cuarto con doble cama

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    If you like to be relax and conect with nature we can spend time contemplating and walking in the mountain. I come to the town frecuently (2 times a week) .... also there´s a colective transport ... San Cristobal will steal your heart,... beautiful and has many attractions around like the pyramids, also amazing diversity of colors, flavors, rivers , waterfalls, arts and culture!

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    of course, pets are very welcome in our place

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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